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Support Continues for Rabgay Ling Old Aged Home, Hunsur, India

Support Continues for Rabgay Ling Old Aged Home, Hunsur, India

Since 2015, the FPMT Social Services Fund has been supporting Rabgay Ling Old Aged Home in Hunsur, India, which serves 20 elderly residents. A grant for US$26,839.69 was offered this year to cover the cost of food for 2017 and ...

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Sponsorship of Annual Winter Jang Debate, Bodhgaya, India, and Special Memorization Exam for Monks

Sponsorship of Annual Winter Jang Debate, Bodhgaya, India, and Special Memorization Exam for Monks

This January, monks from various Gelug monasteries participated in an extensive twenty-two day debate on Buddhist logic in Bodhgaya, India, known as the Winter Jang Debate. This annual debate dates back to the time of Lama Tsongkhapa and was continued ...

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Continual Light Offering to Holy Objects in Mongolia

Continual Light Offering to Holy Objects in Mongolia

The Lama Zopa Rinpoche Bodhichitta Fund sponsors the electricity for lotus light offerings to all the holy objects on the altar at Idgaa Choizinling College in Mongolia. The lights are offered 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Among ...

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Support Continues for the Compassionate Work of Maitreya School, Bodhgaya

Support Continues for the Compassionate Work of Maitreya School, Bodhgaya

Maitreya School, a social service project of Root Institute, Bodhgaya, is a free school benefiting impoverished children from neighboring villages. The school offers children living in one of India’s poorest states a precious opportunity. Not only do they engage in ...

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Monthly Extensive Most Secret Hayagriva Puja Sponsored at Sera Je Monastery

Monthly Extensive Most Secret Hayagriva Puja Sponsored at Sera Je Monastery

Twenty-three years ago, Lama Zopa Rinpoche established the Puja Fund as a way to sponsor ongoing prayers and practices dedicated to the success and longevity of the entire FPMT organization. One puja that Rinpoche advised as particularly important for FPMT, ...

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Seventh Round of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats Completed at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Seventh Round of 108 Nyung Nä Retreats Completed at Institut Vajra Yogini, France

Institut Vajra Yogini (IVY), in the south-west of France near the city of Toulouse, successfully completed its seventh round of 108 nyung nä retreats at the end of June. One of Lama Zopa Rinpoche’s Vast Visions for the FPMT organization ...

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Nyung Nä Retreats and 100 Million Mani Retreats Continue at Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal

Nyung Nä Retreats and 100 Million Mani Retreats Continue at Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal

Since 2009 sponsorship has been offered to the nuns of Tashi Chime Gatsal Nunnery, Nepal. Funds have been offered to complete two 100 million mani retreats (100 million recitations of the mantra OM MANI PADME HUM) every year. In addition ...

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Support Continues for the Young Monks of Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang, Mongolia

Support Continues for the Young Monks of Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang, Mongolia

The Supporting Ordained Sangha Fund offers sponsorship of daily lunch for the young monks studying at Idgaa Choizinling Dratsang in Mongolia. Recently US$9,000 was offered to cover May 2018 to April 2019. Idgaa Choizinling was established in 2003 through Ganden ...

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The Puja Fund Makes Exentensive Offerings this Chokhor Duchen on Behalf of Entire FPMT Organization

The Puja Fund Makes Exentensive Offerings this Chokhor Duchen on Behalf of Entire FPMT Organization

Each year on Chokhor Duchen, one of the four great holy days of the Tibetan Buddhist calendar, The Puja Fund sponsors pujas and offerings all over the world dedicated to the success of the entire FPMT organization. This year Chokhor ...

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Grant for Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal, Issued Again this Year

Grant for Animal Liberation Sanctuary, Nepal, Issued Again this Year

Every day around the world millions of animals are killed and mistreated needlessly. In countries like Nepal, the care and management of animals is very poor and animal sacrifices are common creating tremendous suffering for the animals and those involved. ...

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Support Offered to Elders of Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Support Offered to Elders of Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, Kollegal, India

Dhondenling Tibetan Settlement, located in Kollegal, India, is the most remote and underdeveloped Tibetan settlements in southern India. The settlement consists of twenty-two villages, and an elderly home. The elderly home has a capacity for thirty-two elderly Tibetans residents. The ...

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Support Continues for Ngari Institute in 2018

Support Continues for Ngari Institute in 2018

Since 2014, the Social Services Fund has been supporting the school children and staff of Ngari Institute in Ladakh, India. This year, a grant for US$29,192.50 was offered to cover the costs of daily meals for eighty-three students and staff ...

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